Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 312 331
Rank change year-on-year +18 +19 -9
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 1,925 1,888 1,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.17% 1.08% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.18% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,384 1,218 1,508
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,750 £35,525
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +16.67%

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 150,018 159,708 172,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.56% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 119,346 125,959 143,498
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Product Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Management.

Salary trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 1,782 £60,000 +4.35% 193
London -5 973 £65,000 +4.00% 84
UK excluding London +66 887 £50,000 -4.76% 124
South East -18 297 £58,125 +5.68% 27
North of England +30 178 £44,500 -6.32% 33
East of England +90 147 £60,000 +9.09% 18
Midlands +64 124 £54,250 +8.50% 16
North West +24 96 £47,500 +2.70% 16
West Midlands +73 95 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Yorkshire +17 57 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Scotland +36 56 £45,000 +2.27% 11
South West -17 55 £57,500 +15.00% 15
Wales +8 32 £45,000 +5.88% 4
East Midlands -2 27 £56,750 +22.04% 7
North East +7 25 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Northern Ireland +15 2 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Product Management.

1 963 (50.03%) Agile Software Development
2 494 (25.66%) User Experience
3 492 (25.56%) Marketing
4 436 (22.65%) Finance
5 376 (19.53%) Analytical Skills
6 362 (18.81%) Degree
7 312 (16.21%) Scrum
8 295 (15.32%) Project Management
9 278 (14.44%) User Stories
10 270 (14.03%) Problem-Solving
11 262 (13.61%) Analytics
12 251 (13.04%) QA
13 221 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 214 (11.12%) Retail
15 198 (10.29%) Java
16 184 (9.56%) E-Commerce
17 176 (9.14%) JavaScript
18 165 (8.57%) SDLC
19 164 (8.52%) SaaS
20 162 (8.42%) Mentoring
21 147 (7.64%) Presales
21 147 (7.64%) Decision-Making
22 146 (7.58%) Software Engineering
23 144 (7.48%) Fintech
24 139 (7.22%) Microsoft
25 136 (7.06%) JIRA
26 135 (7.01%) Computer Science
27 132 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
27 132 (6.86%) HTML
28 127 (6.60%) C#

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (1.97%) Confluence
2 31 (1.61%) CMS
3 19 (0.99%) Tomcat
4 17 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 12 (0.62%) SharePoint
5 12 (0.62%) WordPress
6 10 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (0.36%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.31%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.31%) Traefik
10 5 (0.26%) Apache
10 5 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (0.26%) MQSeries
10 5 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.21%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.21%) SAS
11 4 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 51 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (2.55%) InVision
3 45 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
4 36 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 33 (1.71%) OmniGraffle
6 14 (0.73%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
8 10 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.52%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.26%) UserZoom
9 5 (0.26%) UXPin
10 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.16%) SPSS
11 2 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.10%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.10%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.10%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.052%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.052%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 17 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.26%) BASE24
3 5 (0.26%) Magento
3 5 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.26%) Postilion
4 3 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.10%) Shopify
5 2 (0.10%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.052%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.052%) HFM
6 1 (0.052%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.052%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.052%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.052%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 164 (8.52%) SaaS
2 132 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
3 103 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 32 (1.66%) PaaS
7 27 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 23 (1.19%) Google Analytics
9 17 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
10 16 (0.83%) OpenShift
11 14 (0.73%) IaaS
12 10 (0.52%) Office 365
13 7 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
13 7 (0.36%) Force.com
14 6 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.26%) npm
15 5 (0.26%) Serverless
16 3 (0.16%) Asana
16 3 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
16 3 (0.16%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 71 (3.69%) Internet
2 34 (1.77%) WAN
3 29 (1.51%) LAN
4 18 (0.94%) Wireless
5 16 (0.83%) Network Security
5 16 (0.83%) VoIP
6 14 (0.73%) WLAN
7 13 (0.68%) Unified Communications
8 12 (0.62%) IP Telephony
8 12 (0.62%) NGN
8 12 (0.62%) SAN
9 11 (0.57%) Broadband
9 11 (0.57%) HTTP
10 10 (0.52%) Firewall
11 9 (0.47%) DNS
12 7 (0.36%) ZigBee
13 6 (0.31%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.31%) NFC
13 6 (0.31%) WPA
14 5 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (4.36%) Big Data
2 71 (3.69%) SQL Server
3 38 (1.97%) Blockchain
4 35 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 31 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 31 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (1.35%) MongoDB
7 24 (1.25%) MySQL
8 18 (0.94%) Hadoop
9 15 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (0.62%) Amazon Aurora
11 7 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.31%) GIS
12 6 (0.31%) Power BI
13 5 (0.26%) QlikView
13 5 (0.26%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.21%) HBase
15 3 (0.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 3 (0.16%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 136 (7.06%) JIRA
2 76 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 59 (3.06%) Jenkins
4 41 (2.13%) Selenium
5 25 (1.30%) Maven
6 24 (1.25%) Subversion
7 23 (1.19%) Eclipse
8 21 (1.09%) Axure RP
8 21 (1.09%) Visual Studio
9 20 (1.04%) IntelliJ
10 17 (0.88%) Cucumber
11 15 (0.78%) Gradle
11 15 (0.78%) WebDriver
12 12 (0.62%) CruiseControl
12 12 (0.62%) Ranorex
12 12 (0.62%) SpecFlow
13 11 (0.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 11 (0.57%) NUnit
13 11 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (0.52%) gulp
General
1 492 (25.56%) Marketing
2 436 (22.65%) Finance
3 214 (11.12%) Retail
4 94 (4.88%) Banking
5 82 (4.26%) Games
6 70 (3.64%) Telecoms
7 54 (2.81%) Legal
8 42 (2.18%) Publishing
9 32 (1.66%) Automotive
10 30 (1.56%) Advertising
11 27 (1.40%) Investment Banking
12 26 (1.35%) Law
12 26 (1.35%) Manufacturing
13 25 (1.30%) Financial Institution
14 20 (1.04%) French Language
15 19 (0.99%) Electronics
16 14 (0.73%) Back Office
17 13 (0.68%) Billing
18 11 (0.57%) German Language
19 10 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 639 (33.19%) Product Manager
2 201 (10.44%) Analyst
3 150 (7.79%) Developer
4 145 (7.53%) Business Analyst
5 140 (7.27%) Product Owner
6 101 (5.25%) Architect
7 90 (4.68%) Senior Manager
8 80 (4.16%) Consultant
9 74 (3.84%) Designer
9 74 (3.84%) Project Manager
10 73 (3.79%) Senior Product Manager
11 68 (3.53%) UX Designer
12 63 (3.27%) Software Product Manager
12 63 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
13 62 (3.22%) Digital Product Manager
14 46 (2.39%) Presales Consultant
15 44 (2.29%) Java Developer
16 41 (2.13%) Software Manager
16 41 (2.13%) Technical Manager
17 40 (2.08%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (6.86%) HTML
2 116 (6.03%) Web Services
3 102 (5.30%) .NET
4 89 (4.62%) CSS
5 68 (3.53%) AngularJS
6 63 (3.27%) HTML5
7 61 (3.17%) Spring
8 49 (2.55%) React
9 47 (2.44%) REST
10 41 (2.13%) jQuery
11 39 (2.03%) JSON
12 32 (1.66%) .NET Framework
12 32 (1.66%) XML
13 30 (1.56%) Node.js
13 30 (1.56%) RESTful
14 26 (1.35%) CSS3
15 25 (1.30%) ASP.NET
16 24 (1.25%) Hibernate
17 23 (1.19%) Redux
18 21 (1.09%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 494 (25.66%) User Experience
2 376 (19.53%) Analytical Skills
3 144 (7.48%) Fintech
4 135 (7.01%) Computer Science
5 93 (4.83%) Mobile App
6 82 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 78 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
8 72 (3.74%) Virtual Team
9 64 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
10 42 (2.18%) Algorithms
11 37 (1.92%) Minimum Viable Product
12 27 (1.40%) IVR
13 26 (1.35%) Mobile Games
14 21 (1.09%) Social Gaming
15 20 (1.04%) Equities
15 20 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 20 (1.04%) NHS
15 20 (1.04%) Social Media
16 19 (0.99%) Data Structures
17 16 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 93 (4.83%) Windows
2 90 (4.68%) Android
3 76 (3.95%) Apple iOS
3 76 (3.95%) Linux
4 17 (0.88%) Unix
5 14 (0.73%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.16%) CentOS
7 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.10%) VMS
9 1 (0.052%) AIX
9 1 (0.052%) Debian
9 1 (0.052%) Solaris
9 1 (0.052%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 963 (50.03%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (16.21%) Scrum
3 295 (15.32%) Project Management
4 278 (14.44%) User Stories
5 270 (14.03%) Problem-Solving
6 262 (13.61%) Analytics
7 221 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 184 (9.56%) E-Commerce
9 165 (8.57%) SDLC
10 162 (8.42%) Mentoring
11 147 (7.64%) Decision-Making
11 147 (7.64%) Presales
12 146 (7.58%) Software Engineering
13 127 (6.60%) Coaching
14 125 (6.49%) DevOps
15 121 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
16 117 (6.08%) Acceptance Criteria
17 115 (5.97%) Wireframes
18 112 (5.82%) Business Analysis
19 103 (5.35%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 198 (10.29%) Java
2 176 (9.14%) JavaScript
3 127 (6.60%) C#
3 127 (6.60%) SQL
4 68 (3.53%) Python
5 51 (2.65%) C
6 42 (2.18%) C++
7 27 (1.40%) Java 8
8 25 (1.30%) Perl
8 25 (1.30%) PHP
9 21 (1.09%) Bash Shell
10 20 (1.04%) Apple Swift
10 20 (1.04%) Objective-C
10 20 (1.04%) TypeScript
11 18 (0.94%) Scala
12 16 (0.83%) Go
12 16 (0.83%) Kotlin
13 15 (0.78%) PowerShell
14 12 (0.62%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 362 (18.81%) Degree
2 72 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (2.49%) Master's Degree
4 23 (1.19%) MBA
5 20 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (1.04%) PMI Certification
6 18 (0.94%) CCNP
7 13 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
8 12 (0.62%) CCDP
9 11 (0.57%) PMP
10 10 (0.52%) Security Cleared
11 9 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.36%) CISSP
13 7 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (0.31%) CBAP
14 6 (0.31%) ISEB
14 6 (0.31%) PhD
15 5 (0.26%) CCIE
15 5 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (13.04%) QA
2 18 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.47%) PSD2
4 8 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.36%) PMO
6 6 (0.31%) ISO 20022
6 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.26%) HL7
7 5 (0.26%) ISO 14001
7 5 (0.26%) SEPA
8 4 (0.21%) GDPR
9 3 (0.16%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.16%) SLA
10 1 (0.052%) FedRAMP
10 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.052%) TARGET2
System Software
1 55 (2.86%) Docker
2 19 (0.99%) Firmware
2 19 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.16%) NFS
5 3 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.052%) Ceph
7 1 (0.052%) HDFS
7 1 (0.052%) Varnish
7 1 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.052%) vSphere
7 1 (0.052%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (2.23%) Ansible
2 38 (1.97%) Kubernetes
3 14 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.68%) Puppet
5 8 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (0.36%) AirWatch
6 7 (0.36%) Rancher
7 6 (0.31%) Kibana
7 6 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.31%) Terraform
8 5 (0.26%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 3 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.16%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.10%) Oozie
11 1 (0.052%) Nessus
11 1 (0.052%) Packer
11 1 (0.052%) QRadar
11 1 (0.052%) SELinux
11 1 (0.052%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 139 (7.22%) Microsoft
2 84 (4.36%) Google
3 52 (2.70%) Oracle
4 48 (2.49%) Adobe
5 33 (1.71%) WorldPay
6 30 (1.56%) Cisco
7 29 (1.51%) Facebook
8 28 (1.45%) Optimizely
9 26 (1.35%) Apple
9 26 (1.35%) VMware
10 25 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (1.19%) Alias
11 23 (1.19%) Splunk
12 22 (1.14%) Juniper
13 20 (1.04%) Tableau
14 17 (0.88%) SAP
15 15 (0.78%) Citrix
15 15 (0.78%) Omniture
16 14 (0.73%) Fortinet
16 14 (0.73%) NetApp